SDM LIBRARY

SDM COLLEGE LIBRARY

 


Library is always considered as the real 'powerhouse' of any educational institution. The Library is in a spacious building of total 1102 sq.meters area, with proper lighting and ventilation. The College has a library with more than 1,05,693 books and non-book collections. A unique possession of the College is Ha Ma Na Research Centre having 28,158 books donated by the well known literary personality of Karnataka Late Sri Ha. Ma. Nayak. The College library subscribes more than 190 periodicals, magazines and journals. It is provided with an e-learning resource centre.  It has separate reading hall for girls, boys and lecturers. There is a stack section, a periodical section, a reference section, circulation section, C section etc with all basic facilities. The seating capacity of the library is 400.

Library Timings : The library will be kept open from 8.30 A.M. to 8.00 P.M. on all working days from Monday to Friday, on Saturday 8.30 A.M. to 4.30 P.M.

Library Staff :
Total number staff in the library is 12, One Chief Librarian, Four Library Assistants, One Computer Operator, One Typist, and Two At tenders & Three Peons.

Library committee : The library has constituted a special committee called Learning Resource Committee. This is for the purpose of developing and upgrading the library activities.

Access system :

  • Open Access system

  • Closed Access system

Issuing Mode : In library Reference, Overnight & Loan (One Week) facilities are provided for the benefits of users.

Collection of Library : Library is a growing organism and librarian play an important role in developing information repositories. Libraries Collect & preserve materials in order to serve their information sections.

 

Library collection

Total Number of books in the library

1,05,693

Total number of titles

63,880

HA. MA. NAYAK

28,158

Ram Shree Mugali

1,800 - Reference 

Siddavana Guru Kula

2,800 – Reference 

Personal Collections

2018 

Total number of Periodicals

196   

Total Journals

93 

Magazine

103 

Indian Journals

93

Foreign Journals/Magazines

Online Journals

Peer Reviewed

65 

News Papers

14 

Total collection of CDs/DVDs/Cassetes

3873 

CAL Packages

1295 

Student project

680 

Edusat Programs

385 

Magazine CDs/DVDs

741 

Books CDs/DVDs

733 

Audio cassets

19 

Video cassets

Back Volumes

716

Floppy disk

14 

 
 

Library Section

Library has 14 well furnished sections.

1.
Property Counter
2.
    Circulation Counter
3.
    Reference Desk
4.
    Attendance Counter
5.
    Stack section
6.
    Periodical Section
7.
    CD Rom Section
8.
    Boys & Girls Wing
9.
    Staff Wing
10.
    Ha. Ma. Na Research Centre
11.
    Ram Shree Mugali Section
12.
    Siddavana Oriental Library
13
    PG Section
14.
    Competitive Examination Study Corner
 
 

Library Services

The library is providing 20 types of services to the users.
1.
    Open Access.
2.
    Loan.
3.
    Over Night.
4.
    Reference.
5.
    Book Bank.
6.
    Book Selection from Students.
7.
    User Education.
8.
    Incentives for Sports Students.
9.
    Book Exhibition.
10.
    Tips for Research students.
11.
    Inter Library Loan.
12.
    Xerox / Reprography Facility.
13.
    Display of New Arrivals.
14.
    Current Awareness Service.
15.
    Selective Dissemination of Information.
16.
    Library for the Public.
17.
     What is Special Today?
18.
    News Paper Clippings.
19.
    Best Readers Recognition.
20.
    Book Exhibitions

 

 
 

Special service

  1. Library membership is extended to the staff of sister institutions
  2. extended to the public user.

Institutional Membership:

  1. American Library, Chennai
  2. University Library, Mangalore
  3. British Library, Bangalore

AUTOMATION OF LIBRARY : Library is fully automated by EERPMS in house developed software, which is for the purpose of Data Entry, information storage, retrieval, circulation, Stock verification, OPAC, Report Generate, Bar-coded books and Student ID Scan etc.

 

DSpace – DSpace digital library software is using to build up digital collection. At present student Research Project, More than 1200 CAL packages, E_Journals, E-Books and information related to advances in Science and Technology are collected & allow the library users to browse that information.

Tablet – Introduced unique read anywhere concept in our library using Tablets

Special activities in the library

      • Maintaining award winning authors file
      • Best readers recognition
      • Information Sharing Board
      • Special Information Zone
      • Special paper cuttings albums like Nadavali Viswa tulu sammelana etc.

Certificate Course - Certificate Course on Library & Information Science is designed & offered to the students.

 

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